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Image by Addie Juell c/o Martha Stewart Weddings Wanted to share a sneak peek into the latest issue of Martha Stewart Weddings! This issue is all focused on DIY – exciting right? Perfect for a budget savvy bride. My absolute favorite article from this issue is all about paper flowers — I could hardly believe that these […]

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This wedding proves that you can’t let a little rain get you down. The couple splurged on their photographer to capture the happiest day of their lives – which included a bit of rain. But how moody and gorgeous are the rain photos? I love them! I might be a little partial since it rained […]

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Every month or so since getting engaged, I get mailings from various party supply companies. I like flipping through them to glean ideas and compare prices, but I haven’t ordered a single item. And I always flip past the wedding party gifts section which is full of, albeit reasonably priced, canvas bags, water bottles, and […]

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It’s summer! For me, that means it’s time to go full throttle on wedding planning. Up until now I was having 11-13 hour days, between going to college full time, working 25 hour weeks as a lead preschool teacher, commuting about 2 hours a day, and volunteering in an elementary school 2 mornings a week. […]

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  To be honest, I’ve never considered myself much of a floral girl. I’m not one to dress overly feminine – while I do love wearing dresses they’re typically not the frilly type and I mostly avoid floral fabrics. I think that all may be about to change… after attending a ‘Garden Party’ themed soiree […]

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When I first started out planning my big day, I had decided that I didn’t want to wear a veil at all. However, this changed when, while trying on my dress, the consultant placed a gorgeous veil sprinkled with rhinestones on my head. I loved it! Sadly, I didn’t love the $90 price tag. Since I […]

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Hello again. Anna Skye here from Download & Print, and today I have a free printable wedding menu for you. By the time your wedding menu is decided you are getting close to W-day, so I kept this project nice and easy so that you can hand the task over to even the most craft […]

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I will fully admit that I spend way too much time watching Say Yes to the Dress. Does it create unrealistic expectations of what a sane person should spend on a dress? Absolutely. ($35,000 for a wedding dress? Yep, let me just grab my checkbook.) It is healthy to have seen just about every episode, […]

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jessica-bishop-editorWelcome to The Budget Savvy Bride!

I’m Jessica, The Budget Savvy Bride™! My goal is to help you plan a beautiful wedding that won’t break the bank by sharing inspiration, ideas and projects to save you money!

Check out our Real Weddings section where you can browse by budget or location, and our collection of DIY Projects to save you money on different aspects of your day! Don’t miss our resources page– full of sources for anything you might need to purchase for your big day!

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Putting together a look and feel for a wedding is not very far from putting together the look and feel for a brand, except for a wedding there are only two people to deal with which in theory would make branding infinitely simpler. I’m sure the designer who worked with me would strongly disagree. As […]

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 Callie + John May 18, 2013 Amelia, VA in an old hay barn What was your wedding budget? $3,000 Dress 156 cowboy boots 150 decorations 300 photographer 1,000 food, provided by family – about $1000 How many guests did you have? 100 What creative or personal aspects did you include in your wedding? We created […]

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